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1. The decree of Cyrus in 536 B.
2. They will decree a thing and.
3. Lovers share a sacred decree -.
4. He is a traitor since the decree.
5. But Heaven in thy creation did decree.
6. All this was done by the Elders decree.
7. Now a decree to this effect, with the.

8. The command of God is an absolute decree.
9. Such is the tsar's decree, such the resolve.
10. THE FULFILLMENT OF THIS 200 YEAR OLD DECREE.
11. He speaks of your history, and of all He did decree.
12. Without a decree and its publication it would not be.
13. We postponed the decree of ruin until the last moment.
14. You will remember Napoleon's decree is dated in April.
15. Truly, a decree for selling the property of emigrants.
16. This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the.
17. Sir, this decree itself is an insult to this Government.
18. He was instructed to appear to them and decree that he.
19. The decree to rebuild the temple was completed by Darius.
20. This decree pronounced, he took a drink, and went on:—.
21. Chairman, to present you with another view of this decree.
22. He must have been gloating over the changes to the decree.
23. But what will convey to you what the Night of Decree is?
24. Fraternity than to share the Decree with Third Brother!.
25. By thy decree it cannot stay nor tolerate thy Light of Love.
26. Westminster Confession says, By the decree of God, for the.
27. The Uronian offer to assist Earth comes through divine decree.
28. With this latest decree, we could very soon see an increase of.
29. Haman had this decree copied and sent to all the provinces of.
30. In chapter 8 of Esther, King Ahasuerus issues a decree that the.
31. Therefore have we come before you for confirmation of this decree.
32. It was nothing that the decree bore date since his return to France.
33. Psalms 2 I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou.
34. You are that man! You are he, and you will hear the Lord’s decree!.
35. Open your mouth, decree what is just, defend the needy and the poor.
36. Those shots were put on a shelf for thirty years by managerial decree.
37. Long Fei glanced at his wife, but sighed and said, The Decree of the.
38. The divorce was granted—final decree to be effective in a year’s time.
39. Ye Manqing looked at Guo Yuxia and said acidly, I have shown the Decree.
40. The Lord has declared the decree: You are my Son, this day have I begotten you.
41. For the decree is sent down, the judgment is set and is ready to be poured out.
42. The execution of this abominable decree devolved upon the daroga of Mazenderan.
43. Iván listened to the decree and looked at Gavrílo, wondering what he would do.
44. Petersburg, whence the governor was ordered to enforce the decree of the court.
45. This is why the decree is made by Peter to come out from this wicked generation.
46. Ithad the first institution of learning in America (opened in1553 by decree of.
47. The oldest decree on the protection of animals in Italy still valid today comes.
48. Now, sir, did this decree exist at the time of its date? No, sir, the date is false.
49. But Demosthenes in the Neaera declares that the decree was engraved on a stone stele.
50. The king therefore issued a decree not only reinstating the original decree, (Please.
51. One hundred messengers were immediately dispatched to convey and enforce this decree.
52. What is the Gourdian Knot? It is the Decree of the Knot: Thou Shalt Not Gore the Earth.
53. I overheard grumbles as to this radical decree, but none dared say anything to my face.
54. The seizures under this decree were consequently great and distressing to our merchants.
55. Sir, the decree of the most absolute monarch on earth is no decree till it is published.
56. Idolatrous nations marked out for destruction by the decree of Jehovah were made Anathema.
57. No, sir, a pretence of this kind appeared too absurd to be inserted even in a French decree.
58. According to the decree of his Imperial Majesty— the judge began reading the sentence.
59. There he was, and there was the decree; he had been taken in France, and his head was demanded.
60. See Luke 2:1 where a decree went out from Augustus that all the world should be registered.
61. She had decreed, this woman who had nothing to decree, that there were to be no more Dremmels.
62. They published a decree that read: "Since he (Alexander) wishes to be a god, let him be a god".
63. The search for and extermination of the hoodlums, murderers, arsonists, and rebels of Decree No.
64. The parchment itself bore the date of 1737 – just two years after the decree from the Vatican.
65. Were it not for a prior decree from your Lord, judgment would have been pronounced between them.
66. Carl Wilder’s decree would help to stem the spread of revolution; at least, they hoped it would.
67. Against such a decree there was no Delaware sufficiently hardy to murmur, much less oppose himself.
68. They were not communal by decree but by the desire to share their goods with their fellow believers.
69. The decree of Berlin, of November 21st, 1806, was the first aggression of France in the present war.
70. If there was anything wrong in my business, the Tsar wouldn’t have issued a decree authorising it.
71. A lot of adults are actually struggling to balance the established state laws and the divorce decree.
72. And he founds the issuing of this decree on the act of the American Congress of the 2d of March, 1811.
73. There is a general decree to that effect, and all are summoned to the council-houses to take the oath.
74. We grant this in words such as rights, decree it in words like law, and liberate with words like love.
75. He takes back those on whom He passed the decree of death, but He sends the rest for an appointed term.
76. Look at the decree itself, and you will find the motive, or rather the pretext for this act of reprisal.
77. There was something more imperative in her decree than its tone—a sob; that stopped him at the open door.
78. Let it be known that I, Nebuchadnezzar, Monarch of this great city of Babylon, hereby decree the following.
79. The decree of God is, when it concerns His own actions, absolute, but when it concerns man’s conditional, i.
80. In 2006, the Spanish government ended -- by emergency decree -- its subsidies and price supports for big wind.
81. From historic records we know that Antaxerxes’ decree to restore Jerusalem, was passed on March 14th, 445 BC.
82. Were it not for a prior decree from your Lord, the matters over which they had disputed would have been settled.
83. Others are held in suspense, awaiting God's decree, as to whether He will punish them, or accept their repentance.
84. When the Angels themselves decree your extermination, there’s no such thing as a location that’s too remote.
85. After a while the Tsar’s decree came: to set the merchant free and give him a compensation that had been awarded.
86. Doubtless the council would decree; as it seemed, executive power had become theirs, without any formal declaration.
87. Gavrílo, too, heard the decree, and he became as pale as a sheet, and turned away and walked out into the vestibule.
88. Were it not for a predetermined decree from God, an awful punishment would have afflicted you for what you have taken.
89. Then the decree nisi and the King's proctor tries to show cause why and, he failing to quash it, nisi was made absolute.
90. Many years later that child would still tell, to the disbelief of all, that he had seen the lieutenant reading Decree No.
91. And it turned out he’d been right! A simple Blight Zone decree had changed everything, turned breakdowns to fast-tracks.
92. He told King Xerxes that some people were planning a rebellion and ask him for a royal decree that they should be destroyed.
93. If that should be Mother Church’s decree, then as her loyal sons we would obviously have no option or desire to resist it.
94. Babylon: 15 He answered and said to Arioch the king's captain, why is the decree so hasty from the king? Then Arioch made the.
95. But it may be said that the letter of the Duke of Cadore, if not itself a decree, is evidence that there is a rescinding decree.
96. By the terms of the Milan decree, it was to cease with respect to all nations who compelled the English to respect their flag.
97. This was the first intimation given to our Government that the Berlin decree would operate on the interest of the United States.
98. For, sir, the Emperor would not issue this decree till he knew that we were pledged and committed to go to war with Great Britain.
99. Furthermore, if the decree had been placed in the small temple, the designation "alongside the altar" would have been superfluous.
100. Some weeks afterwards, appeared in this country a decree of Napoleon, issued in May last, and bearing date the 28th of April, 1811.
1. Thou, without whose word decreeing.
2. In every kingdom there must be a king seated upon his throne and decreeing the laws of the realm.
3. He even had official death statistics reduced by arbitrarily decreeing an end date to the smog crisis, blaming all further deaths afterwards on a nonexistent flue epidemic.
1. You have it, he decreed.
2. Some Masters at Tarden decreed.
3. This whole act's immutably decreed.
4. When the Fates finally decreed she might.
5. It was decreed by the States-General in A.
6. A signal for distant nations He has decreed.
7. That’s ridiculous! Who decreed this?
8. God has decreed for you the dissolution of your oaths.
9. Or chance decreed that Marius should traverse Rue Jean-.
10. This fate has been decreed since the beginning of time.
11. And that which was decreed shall pour out on the desolator.
12. The Sabbath was decreed only for those who differed about it.
13. Decreed by the King in Babylon, to her that had been his slave.
14. But you’re the youngest of the family Matthew decreed.
15. That, as they were not so decreed, he probably would not have one.
16. God only decreed that you shall not eat of the fruit that is forbidden.
17. Once decreed, it was a matter of honor to fulfill her own pronouncement.
18. That is one of the firm rules and laws which God decreed for the spirit.
19. Shiva had decreed that Daksha would henceforth be known as Emperor of India.
20. The king also decreed that anything that the treasurers of the province of.
21. Had God not decreed exile for them, He would have punished them in this life.
22. Fate had decreed that this vessel would be struck by a large splinter of rock.
23. Whatever happens it always appears that just that event was foreseen and decreed.
24. The Bible teaches that God is holy and decreed that the penalty for sin is death.
25. It had also been decreed, seemingly without any awareness or concern for their lack of.
26. I knew that meant he was about to speak officially and whatever he decreed would be law.
27. This is a core Principle that was taught in the old language, Hosan decreed to his.
28. Then Pilate wishing to please the multitude decreed that what they asked for should be done.
29. The Almighty God 'Glory to Him' chose bounds, decreed rules and legislated laws for mankind.
30. King Aegon decreed that his bastards were not bastards, but he could not change their nature.
31. That predawn place soon filled with cries of The Sacred had decreed this, and Their.
32. The Books of the Law decreed that all forms of worshipping the Eight Creators were righteous.
33. She had decreed, this woman who had nothing to decree, that there were to be no more Dremmels.
34. The visitation is the Day (Year) of Salvation that God has decreed through Isaiah the prophet.
35. Before their leaves must fall, he decreed, they could wear the singing sunset colours of the sky.
36. But it is mercifully decreed that the evils of the past should appear but faintly in retrospect.
37. He decreed that he would marry the first woman that reached the top of the mountain to meet him there.
38. The regularity of its lofty comings and goings decreed a sense of order to the smallness of life below.
39. He retains those for which He has decreed death, and He releases the others until a predetermined time.
40. You were not on the Western Side when We decreed the command to Moses, nor were you among the witnesses.
41. This is an Israelite child! You must throw it into the water to drown as your father has decreed!.
42. The punishments decreed by Fazlullah’s shura included public whippings, which we had never seen before.
43. It seemed as though fate had decreed that there should be but two more acts in the career of Lord Farquhart.
44. When the Safe Drinking Water Act was implemented by the EPA they decreed that a safe chemical level was zero.
45. On many previous occasions had this supreme court of the Jewish nation informally decreed the death of Jesus.
46. The good doctor had decreed early in the case that if they wanted to see him, they would have to come to him.
47. The court has decreed that the peasant Gavrílo Gordyéy receive twenty blows with rods in the township office.
48. It was decreed for him, that whoever follows him-he will misguide him, and lead him to the torment of the Blaze.
49. Then, when We decreed death for him, nothing indicated his death to them except an earthworm eating at his staff.
50. The Old Immortal has decreed that all these fishes cannot be eaten! Buried all these fishes, it cannot be eaten.
51. There was no way to tell who were the genuine parents so all adopted babies were decreed to have been legally adopted.
52. He was witnessing the meeting of two men of whom Soviet history had decreed one to be the hunter, the other the hunted.
53. Had We decreed for them: "Kill yourselves," or "Leave your homes," they would not have done it, except for a few of them.
54. The spirit of God was moving, and the word was decreed or spoken, and that created something that hadn't been seen before.
55. Bradford decreed that thereafter each family would have its own plot, and that all produced on that plot would belong to them.
56. Lenin decreed that peasants should send all their food to feed the cities and Cheka units were sent out to make sure they did.
57. Some men demanded, others decreed, others again confirmed, others proposed, others reported, others prescribed, others executed.
58. Our government decreed that the crystal was to become a national treasure, to be displayed in the capital’s Central Law Court.
59. In their bewitched state of being, it was decreed that they’d be kept apart for many passing moons, bereft boy and lonely lass.
60. The entire Brazilian section had been decreed national park status, and restored to much as how it had been a thousand years ago.
61. I had not much time as it was now approaching five o’clock and the law decreed that the pubs were to cease serving liquor at six.
62. The darling of his desires was, to be a doctor, but poverty had decreed that he should be nothing higher than a village schoolmaster.
63. Judgement concerning another's lack of judgement is self-justifying, because one has decreed, I have judged myself worthy to judge.
64. God has gathered Israel back to the Land, and is continuing to gather them, until the decreed time to pour out His vengeance upon them.
65. In 1806 the old prince was made one of the eight commanders in chief then appointed to supervise the enrollment decreed throughout Russia.
66. She decreed an end to the numerous superimposed periods of mourning and she herself ex-changed her rigorous old gowns for youthful clothing.
67. Ergo, we have decreed it necessary for the Devatas to burn off the negative Karma that they have accrued throughout their tenure in this realm.
68. Samuel protested these actions and decreed that he shall no longer reign as king over the land, but that King David shall reign over the people.
69. That, if statues were decreed in Britain, as in ancient Greece and Rome, to public benefactors, this shining citizen would assuredly have had one.
70. She knew that, with his Ascendant in Scorpio and Moon in Leo, David would be a leader with many dark secrets, decreed in the combination of the stars.
71. But it was Alex she looked at saying the words from the prayer book, as tradition decreed before her special part, with flashbacks to particularly good fucks.
72. Those were the years when minors, especially female minors, had no say in their destiny as decreed by a father whose mindset came from a hundred years earlier.
73. I wonder, who has decreed this course for the earth and moved it in such regular way? It there is no indication in that to a wise Creator and Omnipotent Provider?
74. Through this gathering dusk walked Ambrosius and Stan, two men by Fate decreed to leave civilisation, to strike forth into the unknown, to fish in a fishless world.
75. That number also explained why Cayleb and Greyghor Stohnar—and Sharleyan, if Stohnar had only known—had decreed that this time humanity had to trump military expediency.
76. In order to put the maximum number of men to work, Hitler had decreed that virtually all the labor was to be done by hand, even that which machines could do more efficiently.
77. It was not only that man, our sir the apostle of Allah and Abu-Bakr were alone on their emigration, would they enter Medina like this? No, because Allah has decreed as He said:.
78. Whereas in fact: It has been decreed for him (the devil) that whoever turns to him for friendship will be led astray, and the devil will guide him into the scourge of the Fire.
79. And now they will lower the age of the tax, and we will lose our children when they have scarcely learned to walk and talk! Seven years old! That is what the Emperor has decreed.
80. I wonder, who decreed this course for the earth and moved it in such a regular way? Does this system not include an indication that there is a Wise Creator and Omnipotent Provider?
81. Recently the government of Canada has decreed that the subject of homosexuality, in conjunction with other sex education, has to be dealt with in the schools, beginning in grade four.
82. And why he knew that Inquisitor General Wylbyr had decreed the execution of every prisoner in three other camps too far from the Border States to be evacuated before they were liberated.
83. But it appears that the natural and normal state of civilized men is to obey what to their own knowledge is decreed by despicable officials and enforced by the co-operation of armed police.
84. I got into prayer and fasting, and every day decreed victory over these spirits, every day declared to the spirit world that I was broken out of this thing, it had no power any more, I'm free of it.
85. The still shot of the famous billowing-dress scene that so infuriated Joe became the film’s graphic signature, and Fox’s marketing team decreed that it be blown up to a height of fifty-two feet.
86. It is decreed by a merciful Nature that the human brain cannot think of two things simultaneously, so that if it be steeped in curiosity as to science it has no room for merely personal considerations.
87. I was sad to see the monastary transfer hands from the pious monks to Count Marcus of Fredericksburg today, but I've been given a vision from Hella Dracon that events are proceeeding as she has decreed.
88. With regard to supplies for the army, Napoleon decreed that all the troops in turn should enter Moscow a la maraude* to obtain provisions for themselves, so that the army might have its future provided for.
89. She said: My Lord! When shall there be a son (born) to I me, and man has not touched me? He said: Even so, Allah creates what He pleases; when He has decreed a matter, He only says to it, Be, and it is.
90. With regard to supplies for the army, Napoleon decreed that all the troops in turn should enter Moscow à la maraude * to obtain provisions for themselves, so that the army might have its future provided for.
91. It was very well for the man of ancient times to live in a society based on the division of mankind into masters and slaves, because he believed that such a distinction was decreed by God and must always exist.
92. Yet the affliction is not a decreed fate, it will not occur if we change our conduct, and the Almighty Al'lah will find a means that saves us 'in nations and individually' from this danger crouching on our chests.
93. It’s been decreed by the Sultan, and to try to reject it will be treason, I understand that you are young and full of emotions, but you have to think of your family, do you really want to put us in harm’s way?
94. After the man who decreed the "protest of corpses" had spoken, and had given this formula of their common soul, there issued from all mouths a strangely satisfied and terrible cry, funereal in sense and triumphant in tone:.
95. In that senseless tension brought about by the anger of the ignorant mob and the temptation of some amongst them to settle old scores, the panchayat decreed that their respective fathers hang the culprits at that very moment.
96. Before your first birthday, three of the keepers appeared to us, and after binding us within their supernatural circle, they decreed the curse of nemesis on your father and me and the curse of the lifeline on you and the Vangel.
97. He was certain it depicted Riley’s Junk, an old scrapyard not a mile from the Fox Den, how there were rumours Fox had had an interest in the place; Barnes decreed he and a group of animals would go there immediately to investigate.
98. Yet He who decreed this arrangement and created (and is still creating) this arresting and excellent creation does all of that but for providing you, man, and for providing your cattle which help in fulfilling your needs in this life.
99. It was also sufficiently severe that Hahlynd had decreed that the guns had to be fired individually—in succession, rather than simultaneously—and the cloud of smoke could have choked a dragon, but their hitting power was incredible.
100. He decreed that no blind man should sing of any miracle in verse, unless he could produce authentic evidence that it was true, for it was his opinion that most of those the blind men sing are trumped up, to the detriment of the true ones.
1. Al’lah decrees what He will.
2. May be that I by heaven's decrees.
3. When he decrees a thing, that thing is.
4. When He decrees a matter, He only says to.
5. There is no force in the decrees of Venice:.
6. The same is true with decrees in the spiritual realm.
7. They consist in the execution of three decrees, to wit:.
8. And My decrees, binding cords robbing you of your freedom.
9. The Berlin and Milan decrees are not even nominally revoked.
10. Looting continues in the city despite the decrees against it.
11. Therefore, what he decrees will certainly make society prosper.
12. You know how frustrated she was by the captain's security decrees.
13. The decrees of France prohibit us from trading with Great Britain.
14. As rational intellect decrees, you cannot get something from nothing.
15. Al’lah decrees what He will and His will is only for your happiness.
16. Russell, to which the decrees could be applied subsequent to the first of November.
17. You will then submit to what fate decrees for you without even attempting to contend.
18. Here is a distinct position, with a direct reference to particular orders and decrees.
19. There was a mixture of politics and decrees, and the fiasco of the journey to Bethlehem.
20. Yet, sir, it has ever since been denied that the decrees of Berlin and Milan were repealed.
21. They dictated what they would do and rammed their decrees down the throats of their subjects.
22. Gentlemen have alluded to the declarations of the Emperor of France in relation to his decrees.
23. This was not, in itself, a great disability to Jews, because it was consistent with rabbinical decrees.
24. The decrees of Berlin and Milan are revoked, and, after the first of November, they will cease to have effect.
25. Human or animal, the mystical brow is as that great golden seal affixed by the German Emperors to their decrees.
26. But, sir, notwithstanding all this, this Government persisted in declaring that the French decrees were repealed.
27. What is the Papacy? It is the Papal papers: the Banns, the Decrees, the sanctification of the Written Word as law.
28. He is connected with the Mafia, which, as you know, is a secret political society, enforcing its decrees by murder.
29. The gentleman from New York has entered into an argument to show that the Berlin and Milan decrees are not repealed.
30. At the end of his ten year reign there were six thousand decrees, and over eleven hundred and forty-seven folio pages.
31. We will now examine whether there has been such a revocation of the Berlin and Milan decrees as warranted the proclamation.
32. Consequently, by the French decrees, all property afloat belonging to the Americans was liable to seizure and condemnation.
33. The remnant of commerce, which the joint operation of the belligerent decrees has left to us, is scarcely worth carrying on.
34. You give France a right to enter your waters, said he, and take away any inducement she might have had to rescind her decrees.
35. You proclaimed the Berlin and Milan decrees revoked, and put upon Great Britain the threatened alternative of non-intercourse.
36. And well, in such a state, might he repeal his decrees, which, by the war itself, would be superseded—would become a nullity.
37. The status inevitably decrees such matter and it can not be regarded as an infringement of God's Order or a breach of His Advice.
38. Russell, who so strongly urged upon the French Government the necessity of furnishing some evidence of the repeal of the decrees.
39. They follow the spirit of the British Orders in Council and French decrees, and therefore cannot be complained of by either power.
40. But the gentleman has said that the embargo, and not the Orders in Council and decrees, has destroyed the commerce of this country.
41. Look at her conduct subsequent to the first of November, the time when you were informed that those decrees would cease to operate.
42. What evidence have we had since to give us a more favorable prospect, as it respects the revocation of the decrees? Not a syllable.
43. As he had not voted for the death of the king, he had not been included in the decrees of exile, and had been able to remain in France.
44. This decree did not exist; and why was it not issued? Why was the evidence of the repeal of the decrees withheld? The answer is obvious.
45. It has not compelled France or England to do us justice, or to rescind their unlawful edicts and decrees, issued against neutral commerce.
46. Notwithstanding the proclamation of the President, great doubts existed in this country, whether the French decrees were in fact repealed.
47. Chairman, whether these decrees have been so revoked or modified as that they ceased to violate the neutral commerce of the United States.
48. This restrictive system is now to be revived against England, the French decrees being in full force and operation against us at the same time.
49. The decrees of Berlin and Milan are definitively, and to date, from 1st November last, considered as not existing in regard to American vessels.
50. It was in consequence of the more recent decrees of France, and not of the British Orders in Council, that the embargo was recommended and laid.
51. Sir, the decrees of France, now they are revoked, seem to be more obnoxious to that gentleman than the British Orders in Council, now in full force.
52. Thus, sir, believing the French decrees to be repealed, we departed from our neutral stand by enforcing the non-intercourse law against Great Britain.
53. At that point it may be wisest to restore him to Lordship of Serminak, though he would be subject to the decrees of the Assembly of The Just Alliance.
54. Myriel was installed in the episcopal palace with the honors required by the Imperial decrees, which class a bishop immediately after a major-general.
55. On the authority of this letter, the President of the United States issued his proclamation, declaring the fact, that the French decrees were repealed.
56. Fazlullah’s men patrolled the streets looking for offenders against his decrees just like the Taliban morality police we had heard about in Afghanistan.
57. The decrees and acts of government, local regulations, laws—all such facts, however important, might be altogether omitted from the proposed publication.
58. I well know, that on such occasions grief, although keen, is unavailing—that the decrees of fate are irrevocable and ought to be submitted to with humility.
59. War exists then, in fact, between England and the United States; and His Majesty considers it as declared from the day on which England published her decrees.
60. The only intervening occurrence meriting attention, is the promulgation of a French decree purporting to be a definitive repeal of the Berlin and Milan decrees.
61. Upon revoking his decrees, the Emperor was entitled to have the act of the 1st of May carried into effect against Great Britain, and he was entitled to no more.
62. Culture can only live through you, the laws you systematically abide by, and however you live is a culture of gravities governed by the decrees of your choices.
63. The British Ministry admitted that if the Berlin and Milan decrees were repealed on the 1st of November, 1810, they were bound to revoke their Orders in Council.
64. If, then, for the revoked decrees, municipal laws, producing the same effect have been substituted, the mode only and not the measure has undergone an alteration.
65. Unfortunately, many of these immoral people were able to get away with their cruel acts and decrees, but at least such efforts were made illegal by this amendment.
66. If we have not physical ability to carry on the trade which they prohibit, then it is no disgrace to exercise that commerce which these irresistible decrees permit.
67. It would have been base to have employed the President's proclamation, that the Berlin and Milan decrees had been revoked as the means of obtaining their revocation.
68. Their revocation depended upon the repeal of the French decrees; and had they been revoked, there would have been no war between the United States and Great Britain.
69. Whilst I protest against the principle of retaliating upon an enemy through the medium of a friend, yet these orders and decrees have no claim even to that principle.
70. In whatever point of view we consider these embargo laws in relation to these edicts and decrees, we shall find them co-operating with each belligerent in its policy.
71. What was the condition to be performed on the part of France? Sir, she was to revoke and modify her decrees, so that they should cease to violate our neutral commerce.
72. The silence of the French Minister is equal to an express affirmance of the act of the custom-house officer, and is an admission that the decrees have not been revoked.
73. Against the mass of evidence, that the French decrees are not revoked—evidence which is increased by the melancholy advices of every east wind—the honorable member (Mr.
74. Speaker, let us make a very strange and very false supposition, that the Berlin and Milan decrees were actually repealed, and did cease to have effect on the first of November.
75. In addition to this, we have the act of seizure of the brig New Orleans Packet, by the director of the customs at Bordeaux, in December last, under the Berlin and Milan decrees.
76. It cannot be concealed, let gentlemen try as much as they will, that we can trade, not only with one, but with both these belligerents, notwithstanding these restrictive decrees.
77. Rhea) from Tennessee, refers us to the President's proclamation, as a foundation for our faith in the repeal of the decrees to rest on; this is evidence indeed of things not seen.
78. Pinkney had said that Cadore's letter was precision itself, these decrees really did cease to operate agreeable to that promise; although we have the official information from Mr.
79. The decree is communicated to the English Government, the Orders in Council are revoked on the ground of the repeal of the French decrees, but the United States have declared war.
80. There the arbitrary will of the monarch was the law of the land, and his decrees, however oppressive or obnoxious, were enforced by the hand of power, without a murmur or complaint.
81. While you may not meddle with the divine decrees concerning eternal life, you shall determine the issues of conduct as they concern the temporal welfare of the brotherhood on earth.
82. I appeal to the common sense of the nation and of this House, whether or not the orders and decrees were calculated to have swept from the ocean all our floating property and seamen.
83. Calhoun observed, that he could offer nothing more acceptable, he presumed, to the House, than a promise not to discuss the Orders in Council, French decrees, blockades, or embargoes.
84. By those iniquitous decrees of France, all vessels bound to or from England are deemed lawful prize, and if spoken by an English ship they were condemned in the prize courts of France.
85. And how do I prove it? Why, sir, by way of meeting the French decrees, which prohibit to us all intercourse with Great Britain, we cut off the intercourse between us and the whole world.
86. I maintain that the embargo, aided by the second and third resolutions of the committee, does complete an abandonment of our maritime rights, and is a submission to the orders and decrees.
87. He came forward on their account, and the fact was demonstrated, notwithstanding his exertions, that the Orders in Council did not, but the prior French decrees did, curtail that commerce.
88. The Law hates because it decrees what is right and wrong and hates and punishes the wrong, which is often love, since Love does not seek to condemn and punish, but to forgive and liberate.
89. As to those who, after the evidence now in our hands, deny that the decrees exist, I can no more reason with them than with those who should deny the sun to be in the firmament, at noon-day.
90. Then the treaty revoking the Orders in Council was rejected by the British Government; but now, in the case of France, the revocation of her decrees is confirmed and carried into full effect.
91. I believe, that with the navy we might have had, and a correct strict neutral course, there would have been neither Berlin and Milan Decrees, nor Orders in Council, to annoy our lawful commerce.
92. Why, sir, does the gentleman disapprove of the President's proclamation? Because, says the gentleman, the letter of the Duc de Cadore, of August, was not a repeal of the Berlin and Milan decrees.
93. In this way, I grant, our conduct may be impartial; but what has become of our American rights to navigate the ocean? They are abandoned, in strict conformity to the decrees of both belligerents.
94. And the restrictions imposed by this act shall, from the date of such proclamation, cease and be discontinued in relation to the nation revoking or modifying her decrees, in the manner aforesaid.
95. With this plain statement before their eyes, will gentlemen assert, can they possibly believe, that the decrees were revoked and ceased to have effect on the first of November? They surely cannot.
96. The British Government refused, however, to recognize the validity of this repeal, and denied that the Berlin and Milan decrees were repealed on the first of November, 1810, as our Cabinet asserted.
97. The law of May, 1810, was enacted with a hope that the terms thereby offered to the belligerents, respectively, would induce the one or the other to accept them, and withdraw their orders or decrees.
98. But, sir, the most copious source of error that I have witnessed during the various debates upon the proceedings under the act of the 1st of May, is found in the extent of the Berlin and Milan decrees.
99. For, sir, notwithstanding the above proclamation, the noon-day sun is not plainer than that those decrees are not revoked; nor indeed, sir, will they, in my opinion, ever be revoked under the above act.
100. Its holy scripture decrees that you must slave and work yourself to the bone all of your life, until you become a slave to your own labor… until you get so rich, that you don’t need to work anymore.

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